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Looking for Ways to Serve?
Are you feeling the urge to fan your flame by doing a God Job, trying a new one or maybe even adding one? Are you still looking for your spiritual niche? There were many wonderful displays in the Welcome Center, Upper Entrance and Narthex with information on available God Job opportunities in our church and related ministries. Go to the "Ministries" drop down menu and choose "Service Opportunities".
Little Lambs started again on Sunday, September 7th. again. This is for Preschool and Kindergarten age kids. We are looking for volunteers to help with this. If you are interested in doing a month please contact the church office.
Jr. Church started back up on Sunday, September 7th. This is for kids in 1st – 6th grade and operates September to May. Kids will be dismissed after the children’s time with Pastor Brad.
Pastor Brad's Emailed Letters Available
During the current shut down, Pastor Brad has been sending out periodic letters and updates to church members via email. Any church member who has not been getting these can be added by giving your email address to Kara in the office. Call her at (419) 533-2881. Or you can email her at the church email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Current Worship Service Link
May 31st Service - Live/Video Stream Link - This Sunday we will have two services. The 9:00am worship will be outside only. The 10:30am service will be broadcast. Here is the YouTube link to click on to watch the live stream of the service at 10:30am. If you miss the Live Stream this same link will take you to our channel where you can click on the saved video of the service. CLICK HERE.
Special Message 5-31-2020
Sunday, May 31, we did reenter our building for in person worship for the 10:30am service!
We offered three options.
Past Worship Service Links
May 24th Service - Memorial Day - This Sunday we honored veterans as well as recent HS and college graduates. Click on this YouTube link to see the recorded video of the service.
May 17 Worship - “The Lord’s Good Promises” - The message is based on Joshua 21:45. What is one of your favorite Bible promises? When did you learn it? Is there a life experience that made it real to you? Click on this YouTube link.
May 10 Worship - Mothers' Day - We did a "drive in worship" in the parking lot of the church with the service broadcast through FM to our cars. The video from that worship is in two parts on YouTube. Click on PART 1 for the first half and PART 2 for the second half.
May 3 Worship - I Need God's Hope - Real hope is based on our Eternal Father, the Risen Christ, and the Everlasting Holy Spirit and their promises recorded in the Bible. Click on this YouTube link. (Scroll down past the Special Message for previous worship service links.)
April 26 Worship - I Want Patience. . .Now - Please join us for worship. These are the Scriptures for the service: Hebrews 12:1-2 - Galatians 5:22-23 - Romans 12:12 - 1 Corinthians 13:4-6 - Colossians 3:12-13 - James 1:2-4 Click on this YouTube link. (Scroll down past the Special Message for previous worship service links.)
April 19 Worship - A Glimpse of the Invisible - Please join us for worship.
Jesus gives you peace; Jesus teaches you to forgive; A glimpse of the invisible; A fresh breath of the Spirit; Jesus is sending you. Click on this YouTube link.
April 12 Easter Worship - If We Ever Needed Easter - Please join us for Easter worship. If we ever needed Spring, we need it now. If we ever needed Easter, we need it now. We are witnesses of the risen Christ!
This is scheduled to be available Easter morning at 4 am. Click on this YouTube link.
April 10 Good Friday Worship - What Jesus Gave Up - Join us for online worship. Good Friday–the holiest day of the year. I complained about all I have given up the past several weeks, and Jesus reminded me of all he gladly gave up to save the world. Click on this YouTube link.
April 9 Maundy Thursday Worship - Christ, Our Paschal Lamb - You are invited to share communion with us. Click on this YouTube link.
April 5 Service - Pastor Brad has made available this worship opportunity on this YouTube link. Just click on it.
March 31 Service - Pastor Brad has made available this worship opportunity on this YouTube link. Just click on it.
March 22 Service - Pastor Brad has made available this worship opportunity on this YouTube link. Just click on it.
March 29 Service - Pastor Brad has made available this worship opportunity on this YouTube link. Just click on it.
Youth Mission Project - Our YF students will be going to Benton Harbour, Michigan, for their mission trip this summer, June 7th-12th. We have set up our water bottle fundraiser in the Welcome Center. Quench your thirst with a water bottle and then fill it up with your loose change!! Please return the bottles no later than March 29th.
January 3, 2020 - Plan of Separation Proposed - Representatives of the main groups of the UMC met with a professional mediator and have developed a proposal to resolve the ongoing issues within our denomination. Go to the drop down menu "UMC & GC2020" under "HOME/INFO" above for the latest news.
Wednesday Night Ministries Have Begun - Activities for children and youth age 4 through high school have begun. For details, schedules, and teacher leader information use the "Youth" drop down menu above and click on "Wednesdays".
Wesleyan Covenant Association & General Conference 2020 - Annual Conferences have elected delegates to GC2020. At the St. Louis 2019 General Conference the vote was to uphold the traditional Biblical scriptural teachings that are the foundation of Christianity. Important decisions will be made in 2020. To keep yourself informed and to sign up for newsletters from the Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA), Good News Magazine, or to link to the West Ohio Wesleyan Covenant Association (WOWCA) on Facebook go to the drop down menu "UMC & GC2020" under "HOME/INFO" above. Our church belongs to the WCA. Pastor Brad is the treasurer of the WOWCA. At the Annual Conference at Lakeside Joe Gillen was elected as a delegate to the 2020 Jurisdictional Conference that will take place after the General Conference.
Mission Trip - October 18-24, 2020 - A mission trip to the Henderson Settlement in Kentucky is planned for the fall of 2020. For more information contact Carla or Joe Gillen. This trip is in conjunction with other churches in the UMC Maumee Watershed District.
Bountiful Blessings - The Caring Cupboard has moved to Liberty Chapel Church and been folded into this project. For 2019 it will be open the same dates and times as Bountiful Blessings. This is the 3rd Monday each month from 9:00-10:30am and 6:00-7:30pm. For more information or to help contact Cheryl Shadday or Cindy Overmier.